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CNC Setup Operator

Eaton Corporation
North Charleston, SC
Expired: June 04, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $21 to $25 Hourly
  • Full-Time

Eaton's AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systemsdivision is currently seeking aCNC Setup Machinist- 2nd shift.

The hourly rate for this position is$21 - 25per hour plus a $2.50 shift differential.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you'll do:

This position is currently offering a sign-on bonus of $3,000*; less applicable withholding.

The setup machinist will lead the transition/changeover between production runs on various CNC machines such as mills and lathes then operate select machines through the remainder of the production run while ensuring quality parts from the work cell.

Properly set tools in machine locations required for set-up & perform part changeover including program retrieval and input

Establish work offsets (G54, G55, etc.) manually and utilizing probing technology

Read, understand, and reset CNC machine program codes

Be able to calculate and input axis coordinates for CNC machines up to 3 axis's or use spindle probe to determine work offsets

Calculate and input axis coordinates X, Y and Z or use spindle probe to determine work offsets

Utilize Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing results to make adjustments to work offsets

Additional benefits to include: Health insurance effective from first day of employment, air conditioned and well-maintained facility, paid lunch, two weeks of vacation upon hire. Eaton is invested in the learning and development of its employees, offering tuition assistance and capitalizing on new machining and measuring equipment.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution

Must have a minimum of two (2) years' experience operating CNC lathes and/or mills in a manufacturing or operations environment or equivalent education

Must have one (1) years' experience setting up CNC lathes and/or mills

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

Technical degree in manufacturing, machining, or related field

Journeyman's Toolmaker Certification

Experience with CNC or conversational programming

Experience operating a variety of manual machines (lathes, mills, jig bore, grinders etc.)

Familiar with Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing techniques such as Value Stream Mapping, 5S, TPM, Error Proofing, Standardized Work, Set up Reduction, Continuous Flow, and Pull

Experience in Troubleshooting Problems using quality tools such as statistics, 8D, 5 Why, Fishbone diagrams, etc.

PC computer skills (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, etc...) with ability to learn other programs

Must be able to understand and interpret blueprints and sketches including proficiency in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

Must be able to perform basic shop math.

Must have demonstrated mechanical aptitude.




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Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws.To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 1-800-836-6345 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.

We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Clickherefor more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

You should be proficient in:

  • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • High School / GED

Salary info:

$21 - $25 / hr


Eaton Corporation

North Charleston, SC
29418 USA



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